Dr. Viveka Kumar is a Senior Consultant Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Cath Lab at Max Super Speciality Hospital in Saket, New Delhi. He completed his MBBS and MD (Medicine) from IMS (BHU), Varanasi and later obtained the DM (Cardiology) postdoc, superspeciality degree through GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. Dr. Kumar has performed more than 7,500 PTCA & Complex Interventions including Rotablation, Left Main stenting and Bifurcation stenting, among other procedures.
Education & Training
MBBS from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
MD from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
DM(Cardiology) - GSVM Medical College, Kanpur
Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and EP from St. George Hospital, London(UK)
Fellow of Southeast Asian Interventional Cardiology Society
Visiting Electrophysiology at St. George Hosp, London and St. Helier Hosp, London from July 2003 to November 2003
Specialist Interventional Cardiologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Kerala from June 1999 to April 2003
Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ICD
Research and Publications
Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty with Cutting Balloon and Stenting for Isolated Bilateral Aorto-Coronary Ostial Stenosis in a young female. Indian Heart Journal. 2001; 53:490-492.
Trans catheter management of ventricular septal rupture after myocardial infarction with the Amplatzer septal occluder. Indian Heart Journal. 2000; 52:720. [Abstract]
Trans-catheter management of ventricular septal rupture after myocardial infarction with Amplatzer Occluder. Indian Heart Journal. 2001;53:582. [Abstract]
PTCA and stenting of Ostial Left Anterior Descending Coronary artery stenosis: Acute and intermediate term results. Indian Heart Journal. 2000; 52:785 [Abstract]; and JIM meeting 2000 abstract.
In hospital free wall rupture in patients undergoing acquired ventricular septal defect closure with Amplatzer device following acute myocardial infarction. Indian Heart Journal. 2002; 54:520. [Abstract]
Member of Editorial Board, Indian Heart Journal.
Member of Cardiological Society of Kerala and Uttar Pradesh.
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